Theme-Perseverance The characters in the story never give up even when faced with a multitude of catastrophic events
The Golden Fleece
A hero named Jason goes on a quest with many other warriors aboard a ship called the Argo. His mission was to reclaim the Golden Fleece so that he could reclaim his ancestors Empire of Greece as it was being ruled unjustly.
The Righteous Hero "I have come to my home to recover the ancient honor of my house, this land no longer ruled aright, which Zeus gave to my father. I am your cousin, and they call me by the name of Jason. You and I must rule ourselves by the law of right-not appeal to brazen swords or spears"(162)
The Impossible Journey "So he spoke, believing in his heart that no one could make the attempt and come back alive"(162)
The Golden Fleece-Salvation "When the boy had been taken to the alter a wondrous ram, with a fleece of pure gold, snatched him and his sister up and bore them away through the air. Hermes had sent him in answer to their mother's prayer"(161)
The Trap "The Clashing Rocks, the Symplegades, that rolled perpetually against one another while the sea boiled up around them"(167)